Google Dict defines "Reside": Have one's permanent home in a particular place. Does "one's" mean other person's home which doesn't belong to the speaker?


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Speakers and writers use one's to indicate that something belongs or relates to people in general, or to themselves in particular.

  • ...a feeling of responsibility for the welfare of others in one's community.
  • It seems to me a fatal illusion to expect one's children simply to reproduce one's own views.

(Collins Dictionary;

  • In your sentence “one’s” refers to people in general.

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